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Chinatown, Sydney

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Sydney's Chinatown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in Australia. Some top-tier Chinese chefs moved to Sydney in the 1990s, making this district world-famous for its Asian cuisine. There are Asian shops and open-air markets selling everything from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs to jewelry, meat, fish, flowers, vegetables, books, electronics, and inexpensive souvenirs. Several movie theaters offer daily screenings of documentary and feature films produced in Asia. Asian art galleries, restaurants, karaoke bars, shopping malls, and small boutiques attract visitors from around the world. While you can visit the area on your own, there is so much to see here, many tourists opt to join an official tour. Use our Sydney holiday planner to visit Chinatown on your trip to Sydney, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I went out to eat dinner. Looks nowhere else. And Chinatown in the country here is a Chinese? Seems to a mysterious power. In Sydney so forget that.
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  • This Chinatown is really small. Plenty of restaurants and close to Korea town and surrounding area. Doesn't have much character to it.  more »
  • No go so early, locals open past 10 am, it is a beautiful place with the idiosyncrasies of the Orientals, many food
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